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PPHS 2400: Application Workshop
Prerequisites: PPHS 1800 and (CHM 3371 or PHY 1101, or PHY 1121), or permission of Instructor. This workshop course is required of all continuing pre-professional health sciences (PPHS) students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year. The focus of this workshop course is to prepare students to successfully navigate the application and testing process for medical and dental schools especially. Special sessions will focus on application processes for other PPHS fields as well, including Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Optometry and Veterinary Medicine. The workshop will cover in detail the application timeline, the required steps for each application and pre-requisites to the required standardized tests for each of the fields. In addition the course will cover in depth approaches to essay writing, the personal statement completion, interview skills and the interview process. The process for obtaining letters of recommendation as well as the steps toward the "in-house" PPHS mock interview and committee review will be covered. Resources from the SPU Career Center will be utilized for this course. Grading: Pass/No Pass. Personal Statement and Essay Writing required. All students that plan to pursue the PPHS sponsored "mock interview and committee recommendation" process for medical school or dental school applications at any time in the future years are expected to take this course. May be repeated for credit up to 4 credits.

TermCRNCredits Instructor(s)DaysTime DatesLocationFeesOpen
Winter 25221 2 Janet Bester-Meredith
Tim Nelson
Bertona 1
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